Angeles Crest Loop

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Angeles Crest Loop is a 22.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Paradise Springs, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
22.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
5570 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

From Highway 138 between Palmdale and Victorville, turn south on 165th St. In 1.9 miles the road veers left and becomes Bobs Gap Road follow the road to the end. At Highway N6 turn left for .3 miles, then turn right onto Big Rock Creek Rd and follow it to the end at South Fork Campground.

backpacking
2 months ago

Did this loop as an overnight trip. This is a very nice loop with great views. I recommend starting early in the morning to avoid the heat. Thare is a nice first come first serve campground at the trail head that would make a great overnight stay befor starting your hike.